Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England

DETROIT (AP) — A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for […]
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Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime Saturday night. The Rockets trailed for most of the night and were down by 18 in the second-half. Gordon sent it to overtime with a 3-pointer, […]
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Tony Mendez, The 'Argo' Spy Who Rescued Americans In Iran, Dies At 78

Mendez slipped into revolutionary Iran in 1980 and brought out six American diplomats who were granted refuge by the Canadian Embassy. He didn't receive full acclaim until Hollywood made a 2012 movie.(Image credit: Cliff Owen/AP)
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Did J.R. Smith call Marcus Smart a "bum" for DeAndre' Bembry incident?

J.R. Smith appeared to call out one of two players Saturday night on Instagram. After ESPN's "SportsCenter" Instagram account posted a video of Marcus Smart charging at DeAndre' Bembry during Saturday night's Boston Celtics-Atlanta Hawks game, the former Cleveland Cavaliers guard chimed in by writing "such a bum" in the comment section.
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Parise scores 20th goal, Wild beat Blue Jackets 2-1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored his team-leading 20th goal and Devan Dubnyk had 19 saves as the Minnesota Wild held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Saturday night. Jordan Greenway also scored his ninth goal for Minnesota, which handed the Blue Jackets their second straight loss. Newcomers Pontus Aberg and Victor […]
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Gregor Gillespie Routes Yancy Medeiros at UFC Brooklyn to Remain Unbeaten

Gregor Gillespie kept his spotless record intact, thoroughly thrashing Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw on Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Gillespie has set the UFC lightweight division on fire by putting his wrestling pedigree to work, having been a four-time All-American in the NCAA Division I, as well as a national champion. Gillespie didn’t try to go against what was expected. He came out from the opening bell shooting the takedown and was immediately successful. Though Med...
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Alec Baldwin, Pete Davidson Lead ‘Deal or No Deal: Government Shutdown Edition’ (Watch)

After sitting out the live sketches of the final episode of “Saturday Night Live” in 2018, cast member Pete Davidson kicked off the first episode of the new year right from the cold open. The sketch was a “Deal or No Deal: Government Shutdown Edition” that of course put guest player Alec Baldwin front and […]
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Conor McGregor Accepts Donald Cerrone's Callout: “I'll Fight You”

You always have to take something said by a fighter with a grain of salt (see: every retirement ever), but if tweets are to be believed, we may see Conor McGregor fight Donald Cerrone in the Octagon sometime soon.
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Washington Post: Mueller’s Office Caught Off Guard By BuzzFeed Report On Trump

Special counsel's office reportedly not aware it would be key part of the story.
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Ivy Smith’s heroics in regulation and OT lift Grambling

HOUSTON (AP) — Ivy Smith scored 24 points and hit the winning jumper with three seconds left in overtime to lift Grambling over Texas Southern 88-87 on Saturday night. Smith also scored the final four points of the second half, including a layup with two seconds left to force overtime. Axel Mpoyo added 17 points […]
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Perry with 18 points leads UAB over UTSA 83-73

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds as UAB beat UTSA 83-73 on Saturday night. Perry was 7 of 13 from the field for the Blazers (12-7, 4-2 Conference USA), who have won their last two and have five-straight home wins. Zack Bryant added 17 points, Lewis Sullivan had […]
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New Mexico State pulls away late, beats Utah Valley 83-78

OREM, Utah (AP) — Eli Chuha had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to an 83-78 victory over Utah Valley on Saturday night. The game was tied 66-66 with 5:40 remaining before the Aggies used a 13-5 surge and led 79-71 with 26 seconds to play. AJ Harris scored five points […]
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Miller, Queta carry Utah St. over Colorado St. 87-72

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller and Neemias Queta scored 18 points apiece as Utah State topped Colorado State 87-72 on Saturday night. Miller shot 6 for 9 from behind the arc while Queta added 11 rebounds and three blocks. Sam Merrill had 16 points and eight assists and Diogo Brito scored 12 points for […]
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Michigan Wolverines Football: Tyree Kinnel Shines In Shrine Game, More

Bushell-Beatty actually started at left guard for the West squad in the East West Shrine Game, but only played 20 snaps, which were the second fewest among the 11 starters on his club. Pro Football Focus (PFF) tagged him with an overall grade of 67.8 following the contest (64 is considered average). Kinnel, meanwhile, saw time at cornerback for the West team and stole the show.
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No. 24 Mississippi State routs struggling Vanderbilt 71-55

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Memorial Gym is not a pleasant place for most opponents to visit, something the Mississippi State Bulldogs know only too well. That makes leaving with only the program’s 10th victory in 57 games at the Southeastern Conference’s oldest gym very special. Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 17 points and No. 24 Mississippi State […]
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Sharapova crashes out of Australian Open

Maria Sharapova was sent packing from the Australian Open, the 2008 champion overhauled by local favourite Ash Barty in a thrilling last-16 encounter on Sunday. Sharapova ended Caroline Wozniacki's title defence at Melbourne Park on Friday, however, the five-time grand slam winner was unable to build on that result. The former world number one claimed the opening set but crashed to a 4-6 6-1 6-4 defeat against 15th seed Barty following almost two-and-a-half hours on Rod Laver Arena.
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Murphy carries Gophers past Penn State

Jordan Murphy scored 19 points and tied a career high with 21 rebounds as Minnesota rallied past Penn State 65-64            [Author: AP]
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Green hits 7 3s in 3rd quarter, Raptors top Grizzlies 119-90

Danny Green had a season-high 24 points and set a franchise record with seven 3-pointers in the third quarter, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-90            [Author: AP]
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Families trapped in basements after tornado touches down

A tornado roared through the central Alabama town of Wetumpka on January 19, destroying several homes and leaving families trapped in their basements.
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Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

The students from private, all-male Covington Catholic High School in northern Kentucky were in Washington for an anti-abortion rally on Friday when they were filmed surrounding Nathan Phillips and mocking the Native American's singing and drumming. Fellow students, many in clothing bearing President Donald Trump's "MAGA" slogan, cheered him on and chanted, "build that wall, build that wall," Phillips said.
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Weber St. alone atop Big Sky, beats Northern Colorado 78-64

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Weber State pull away and beat Northern Colorado 78-64 on Saturday night in a game for sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference. Weber State (12-6, 6-1 Big Sky Conference) has won seven of […]
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Dwyane Wade's Chicago basketball dreams come full-circle in Saturday farewell

Dwyane Wades Chicago basketball dreams come full-circle in Saturday farewell originally appeared on It's impossible to tell Dwyane Wade's basketball story without including Chicago. Though the 12-time All-Star, three-time NBA champion created a legacy in Miami, his hometown and the first organization he ever cheered for has been intertwined in that story from Day 1. From his early beginnings as child growing up in Chicago to Saturday's farewell tour stopping a...
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Council plays just 7 minutes, hits winning 3 in OT for UMBC

BALTIMORE (AP) — Freshman Jose Placer scored 22 points and Ricky Council II made a game-winning 3-pointer with nine seconds remaining in overtime to give UMBC a 65-64 comeback victory over Albany on Saturday. Placer made a jumper from the free-throw line at 16.9 and Devonte Campbell went 1 of 2 at the line at […]
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Elkaz with 25 points, UC Riverside edges Hawaii 75-71

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Dragan Elkaz scored a career-best 25 points on seven 3-pointers and UC Riverside picked up its first conference win, beating Hawaii 75-71 on Saturday night. Dikymbe Martin added 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for the Highlanders (7-13, 1-3 Big West Conference). Callum McRae had 12 points and five rebounds and […]
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Tri Delta Member Booted For Video Of White Student In Blackface

In the video, a white woman smears black paint on her face and calls herself a racial slur.
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Fitts, Ford lead Saint Mary’s to 76-59 win over San Diego

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts scored 24 points and Jordan Ford added 21, including four 3-pointers, to help Saint Mary’s beat San Diego 76-59 on Saturday night. Jordan Hunter had 10 points and Tanner Krebs finished with eight points and a career-high 13 rebounds for Saint Mary’s. The Gaels (13-7, 4-1 West Coast Conference) […]
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Barty beats Sharapova to reach first Grand Slam quarter-final

Home favourite Ashleigh Barty will play Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals after knocking out Maria Sharapova.
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Tornado tears through Alabama town

A tornado roared through central Alabama on Saturday, destroying several homes and leaving families trapped in their basements.
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Tornado tears through Alabama town, destroying homes and trapping residents

A tornado roared through central Alabama on Saturday, destroying several homes and leaving families trapped in their basements.
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Continued Winter Assistance Needed for IDPs

Continued Winter Assistance Needed for Displaced and Vulnerable Iraqis: IOM As winter temperatures set in, accompanied by winds and rain, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Iraq has completed the three-month distribution of 25,000 winter non-food item kits. Consisting of heaters, blankets and jerry cans, the kits meet the most urgent needs of 150,000 vulnerable individuals across the country. IOM’s winterization assistance reached 13,000 displaced households in camps, thousa...
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